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Gen Z Information Habits:
a Bibliography

My sources for the article "The Secret Digital Behaviors of Gen Z." If you want one and hit a paywall, send me a note and I'll see what I can do.

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Allen, Jennifer, et al. “Evaluating the Fake News Problem at the Scale of the Information Ecosystem.” Science Advances, vol. 6, no. 14, Apr. 2020, p. eaay3539, https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aay3539.

 

Budak, Ceren, et al. “Misunderstanding the Harms of Online Misinformation.” Nature, vol. 630, no. 8015, June 2024, pp. 45–53. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-024-07417-w.

 

Clifford, William K. “The Ethics of Belief.” Lectures and Essays, edited by Leslie Stephen and Frederick Pollock, Macmillan and Co., 1886.

 

Hassoun, Amelia, et al. “Practicing Information Sensibility: How Gen Z Engages with Online Information.” Proceedings of the 2023 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM, 2023, pp. 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1145/3544548.3581328.

 

Ovadya, Aviv, and Luke Thorburn. Bridging Systems: Open Problems for Countering Destructive Divisiveness Across Ranking, Recommenders, and Governance. Knight First Amendment Institute, Columbia University, 26 Oct. 2023, https://knightcolumbia.org/content/bridging-systems.

 

Pennycook, Gordon, et al. “On the Belief That Beliefs Should Change According to Evidence: Implications for Conspiratorial, Moral, Paranormal, Political, Religious, and Science Beliefs.” Judgment and Decision Making, vol. 15, no. 4, July 2020, pp. 476–98. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/a7k96.

 

Pennycook, Gordon, and David G. Rand. “The Psychology of Fake News.” Trends in Cognitive Sciences, vol. 25, no. 5, May 2021, pp. 388–402. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tics.2021.02.007.

 

Saltz, Emily, et al. Re-Ranking News Comments by Constructiveness and Curiosity Increases Perceived Respect, Trustworthiness, and Interest. 2024.

 

Shulman, Hillary C., et al. “Reading Dies in Complexity: Online News Consumers Prefer Simple Writing.” Science Advances, vol. 10, no. 23, June 2024, p. eadn2555.

https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.adn2555.

 

Swart, Joëlle. “Tactics of News Literacy: How Young People Access, Evaluate, and Engage with News on Social Media.” New Media & Society, vol. 25, no. 3, Mar. 2023, pp. 505–21. https://doi.org/10.1177/14614448211011447.

 

Vraga, Emily K., et al. “Theorizing News Literacy Behaviors.” Communication Theory, vol. 31, no. 1, Feb. 2021, pp. 1–21. https://doi.org/10.1093/ct/qtaa005.

 

Vraga, Emily K., and Melissa Tully. “News Literacy, Social Media Behaviors, and Skepticism toward Information on Social Media.” Information, Communication & Society, vol. 24, no. 2, Jan. 2021, pp. 150–66. https://doi.org/10.1080/1369118X.2019.1637445.

 

Xu, Rachel, et al. New Contexts, Old Heuristics: How Young People in India and the US Trust Online Content in the Age of Generative AI. 2405.02522, 3 May 2024,

https://doi.org/10.48550/arXiv.2405.02522.

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